The mission of the Gator Club® of Miami is to foster and enhance the relationship between the University of Florida, its alumni, students and friends in the City of Miami, its surrounding areas and to support the University’s mission of teaching, research and service. We look forward in working with you in achieving our mission.

Join us during Gator Football Bye Week on Friday, October 25th, at Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant for the Gator Club of Miami’s Young Alumni Halloween Party.Costumes, Drink Specials, Music and more!

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When: Friday, October 25th from 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Where: Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant
900 South Miami Avenue, Miami, Fl 33130
Dress Code: Halloween Costumes HIGHLY encouraged!
RSVP by clicking here!

$5 Cover Donation!
Proceeds will go towards the Gator Club of Miami’s Scholarship Fund
Start the night off with FREE Appetizers and Draft Beer
While Supplies Last
Happy Hour Specials will be offered til 11 p.m. to all guests with a wristband
$4 Happy Hour Cocktails, $4 Select Draft Beer, $4 House Red or White Wine, $4 Happy Hour Shots
Best Costume Contest - Special Prize for the Winner!
We look forward to seeing you there!

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Posted on: October 20, 2013
Join GCOM for our “Show Me the Maki Night” fundraiser!
When: Wednesday, January 29th
 6 – 9PM (Happy Hour ends at 7PM)
Where: ANY Sushi Maki restaurant – Coral Gables, Brickell, South Miami, Palmetto Bay. or Kendall locations
Come out and enjoy dinner and drinks at the Sushi Maki location of your choice.
Present this printed voucher and 15% of your check will go toward Gator Club of Miami Scholarships!
Last year, we raised $15,000 for incoming UF freshman from Miami-Dade! Help us increase that number this year!Before you go to Sushi Maki, PLEASE remember to print your voucher. Only paper vouchers will be accepted.
Posted on: January 15, 2014

Join us at our annual Pre-Football Season Kickoff Party!

Enjoy delicious BBQ food favorites provided by TOBACCO ROAD, beer & refreshments, a bounce house, amazing raffle prizes and fun for the whole family.
Plus, we’ll be presenting awards to our 2013-2014 Scholarship Recipients!

When:Sunday, August 11th from Noon to 4 p.m.

Where:Crandon Park – Pavilion #9 (Use North Entrance)
6747 Crandon Boulevard, Key Biscayne, Fl


RSVP:Click here to RSVPby August 7th.

We hope to see you there in your bestorangeandblue!

Don’t miss out — RSVP today!

Plus, well have raffle prizes, including:

- A SANDALS Vacation package

-AGuy Harveypackage with a limited edition signed and numbered print

- FourMarlinsHome Plate Box Seats to a home game in the 2013 Miami Marlins season!

- A gift voucher from Christie Pea Nail Spa & Boutique for a Dutchess Treatment which includes a royal treatment of hands and feet

- Special items fromShannon Miller Lifestyle

- A Homefield Gift Bag

- Orange & Blue Swarovski Crystal Hand-Crafted Heart from Ida’s Rocks

- Gator goodie bags

- ZOOM Teeth Whitening Kit ($149.00 value)

& more!



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Posted on: July 22, 2013

Join usFridaynight,September 6that Miami’s oldest bar, Tobacco Road

for the Gator Club of Miami’sOfficial UF vs UM PRE-GAME PARTY!


Tickets are just $10!

Join us as we kick-off the epic football weekend with live music, raffles, food trucks & special appearances!

Party begins at6 p.m. with Tobacco Road’s Happy Hour and continues all night with $2.50 drafts and $3.50 cocktails

with your wristband. (Portion of proceeds go towards Gator Club of Miami’s Scholarship Fund)

Performances begin at8:30 p.m.

We look forward to seeing you all!

CLICK HERE to buy tickets!


Posted on: July 31, 2013

Gator football season is just around the corner, and we will be kicking it off with
a Happy Hour at our NEW Brickell Viewing Party Location,Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant!

When:Friday, August 23rd from 6 – 9 p.m.

Where:Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant
900 South Miami Ave.
Miami, FL 33130

There will be aFREEkeg,FREEappetizers, and
EXTENDEDHappy Hour prices on all drink/food specials until9 p.m.!

This event isFREEto all UFAA Members (please bring your UFAA ID card or e-mail confirmation)
and just $5 for all non-members and guests!

Come out and enjoy a few drinks and some food at our new Brickell home for
the 2013-2014 Gator Football Season!

**Proceeds will go towards the Gator Club of Miami’s Scholarship Fund.**

Posted on: August 7, 2013

Gator Fans – Now’s your time to take advantage of being a Heat fan too!

GCOM is offering an exclusive opportunity for GCOM members to buy specially priced tickets for the Dec.14th Heat game vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Use our Gators-only link to access a limited quantity of

300-level tickets priced at $65 and 400-level tickets priced at $45.

**Proceeds from all sales will benefit the
Gator Club of Miami Scholarship Fund.**

Hurry up and buy your tickets today – the sale ends TOMORROW!

Please follow these steps to purchase
your tickets now:

1. CLICK HERE to access the exclusive GCOM page. Click “Find Tickets.”
2. Enter the special offer code: GATORS.
3. Log in. If you do not have an account already, please create an account and password to receive your tickets by email.
4. Select the number of seats you would like to purchase through this special offer, and follow the subsequent steps to complete your order.
5. Your tickets will be emailed to the email address you provide. Simply print out your tickets and bring them with you to the game.

Posted on: November 14, 2013

We are excited to announce our inaugural Gatsby Casino Night Fundraiser at the Epic Hotel in Downtown Miami on Friday, May 2nd! We’ll wine and dine on top-shelf beverages and fabulous fare while enjoying casino games and live entertainment with fellow University of Florida alumni and friends.

To get in the spirit of March Madness, GCOM members and friends will be offered specially priced tickets!
Keep an eye on your inbox for more details!

We are currently seeking sponsors to make this event one for the record books! All proceeds will go toward GCOM scholarships!

Do you know a local business owner who attended UF or someone who would support higher education scholarships? If so, please with their contact information.

Posted on: March 12, 2014

Are you a proud Florida Gator?

Do you love Miami and helping the community become a better place?

If so then the Gator Club of Miami is for you!


The Gator Club of Miami is seeking community leaders to help keep its alumni connected to the university and raise money for scholarships for future Gators.

We are currently seeking volunteers for
the following positions:

Board Positions (voting)



*VP of Communications

*VP of Academics

*Young Alumni Coordinator

*Gators for Higher Ed Liaison


Event Directors (non-voting):

*Summer Event Director

*Speaker Event Director

*Spring Gala Director

*International Gator Day Director


Committees (non-voting):

*Marketing Committee

*Viewing Party Committee


If you are interested in any of the above positions or would like to be a sit-in board member please fill out the application here.

Click here for position descriptions.

You must be a current University of Florida Alumni Association (UFAA) member to be on the Board of Directors as well as commit your time for a full term [one year]. The2014-2015 Term begins on July 1, 2014.

For more information on Board of Directors positions please send an email to

The application deadline is June 1st.
Elections will take place on June 3rd.

Posted on: May 22, 2014

Join the Gator Club of Miami Young Alumni on Saturday, June 7th, 
 on the Highway to Hops Tour with Miami Brew Bus!\

GCOM Young Alumni & Miami Brew Bus

Highway to Hops Tour of two breweries and a craft rum distillery

Saturday, June 7th 
from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

**Check in is at 11:30 a.m., where you will receive a complimentary beer by Daddy Brews**

 Bus leaves at noon sharp!

Pick up and drop off is at

Kush Wynwood - 2003 North Miami Avenue 
Wynwood, FL 33127

*Parking at Aspira School parking lot over the train tracks and directly across from Kush*

Tickets are $60 per person

Ticket price includes behind the scenes tours of each brewery, insight into the brewing process, 
a beer flight or pint of the brewery’s flagship beers, a pint glass to take home, 
a choice of one signature cocktail served at Miami Club Rum, 
snacks/water provided on board bus.


 Click HERE to purchase your ticket for the Orange and Brew Bus Tour on Saturday, June 7th!


Miami Brew Bus is giving back to the GCOM Scholarship Fund with every ticket purchased by our club members.  
Make sure to enter your First and Last Name and include GATORS as part of your last name. 
(EX: John DoeGATORS)

 Wear your Orange & Blue!

Questions? Email


Posted on: May 22, 2014

Congratulations to all future UF students on your acceptance to the University of Florida! It is great to be a Florida Gator and to be a part of the Gator Nation.

Each year, GCOM awards a number of scholarships to Miami-Dade area high school graduates planning to attend the University of Florida. Last year, we awarded ten $1,000 scholarships.

To apply for the 2014-2015 scholarship application,  CLICK HERE to download the form. 

Please fill it out and return it to the PO box included in the application no later than June 1st. You will be notified by mail of the disposition of your application no later than June 29th.

Scholarships will be awarded at an upcoming GCOM event prior to the start of the new academic year.

Please make sure that you have completed the application in full and have included all the requested documents.

 If you have any questions about the the scholarship award, please email

Go Gators!

Posted on: May 22, 2014

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